Here is a stock pic of the X Cube. You can buy them HERE.
Here is a look at how I have the compartments sorted. I store all of one "code" together, except E's which take 2 compartments and greys and blacks, which I store all together even though they have different code letters. I keep the bottom two compartments empty for the most part because usually I have so much
You'll see I have one with random pens and markers in it. Those are my most-used "other" pens and markers and I keep them there for accessibility.
Each of the 4 cubes hooks together with one of these gadgets (included).
I have a small collection of refills (which I buy as I need them) and they go in these drawers. I also have a drawer with all my Spica glitter pens and Sakura glitter pens.
When I use a new patterned paper pad for the first time, I jot down the Copic color matches right on the cover. That saves me time for future uses of the paper. Why reinvent the wheel EVERY time you use the paper?
These are the colors I typically use for skin. Sherrie Siemens (fellow DT member) suggested these in a video I watched of hers.
This is my favorite combo for blonde hair. I use a ton of different combos for brown hair and don't have a specific "go to".
For shading around an image, these are my most-used markers.
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